I agree.

We have at least one female rolemodel, though, and she's seen by thousands of people thanks to the Ambassadors Programme:


Best wishes,


Lennart Guldbrandsson,
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> Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2011 13:00:15 +0100
> From: julianadacostajose@googlemail.com
> To: gendergap@lists.wikimedia.org
> Subject: [Gendergap] Visible female faces for Wikim/pedia
> Hello,
> my problem in Wikipedia is, that we have not many rolemodels who are
> not very known outside of the Wikim/pedia world. The only one, who is
> constant in media is Sue.
> Sue is wonderful, but where are the other faces of Wikim/pedia? Where
> are the other women, why are they hiding?
> Ok, we had a Wikimedia-Clip made last year with some female faces. I
> like this clip very much, but there you see more male faces than
> female again and for animate women to envolve themselves, it is too
> special and for my taste too "Wikim/pedia-exclusive".
> My oppinion is, if we want to win females, we need more visible female
> Wikim/pedians.
> Just my 2 cents.
> J.
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